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What does Glennis mean?

Glennis Pronunciation of Glennis [glen-nis] as a name for girls is a Welsh name, and Glennis means "pure, holy". Glennis is a variant form of Glenys (Welsh): from glān. Glennis is also a variation of Glynis (Welsh).

Associated with: pure (virgin).


Glennis has 10 variants: Glenice, Glenis, Glennice, Glennys, Glinnis, Glinyce, Glinys, Glinyss, Glynice and Glynnis.

1 more different relation via Glenys, Glynis: Glen.

Creative forms:
(female) Glence, Gulnis, ..

(male) Gleni, Glentin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Glennis Angel (G.A.), ..

How popular is Glennis?

Glennis is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2516 out of 4276, Top 59%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Glennis was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its top rank of #1125 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Glennis name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Glennis outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Glennis are Glynis, Glenice and Glen. Other variants, like Glinyce, are seldom used. These forms of Glennis were at the height of their popularity in the 1930s.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Glennis, Glen, Glenice, Glynis in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Glennis and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alanis, Alexis, Annis, Ennis, Gaenna, Geenia, Genesis, Genia, Genie, Genisa, Genisis, Genna, Gennesis, Genni, Gennie, Genny, Ginni, Ginnie, Gladdis, Gladis, Gleana, Glenda, Gleneen, Glenene, Glenine, Glenn, Glenna, Glennda, Glenne, Glennene (see Glenna), Glennie, Glesni, Glynn, Guenna, Gwenn, Gwenna, Gwenness (see Gwyneth), Gwenni, Gwennie, Gwenny, Ilanis, Innis, Jannis, Jennis, Kendis, Lenis and Vernis. These names tend to be less commonly used than Glennis.

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